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SCI: The Jewish Comics Anthology Volume

From the multiple award-winning publisher Alternate History Comics Inc, comes Volume 2 of their groundbreaking Jewish Comics Anthology collection! Inside SCI: The Jewish Comics Anthology Volume 2, you will find 18 original comic book and graphic novel stories full of action, drama, humour, horror and romance. Each story is based on ages-old tales from Hebrew […]

Aimee Rubensteen on niddah and Miami architecture

Curator Aimee Rubensteen wrote an article on Jewish Women Open Up About Getting Their Periods – These women reflect on Niddah. “One of the great challenges in living a Jewish feminist life is finding the balance between maintaining tradition and upholding feminist principles.”  … “I’ve been questioning everything about my Jewish upbringing and the heteropatriarchy embedded within […]

Using Art Differently: Art and Wellbeing at Ben Uri

Tues Sep 26th- Sun Oct 15th, 2017 The Ben Uri Museum in London explores the many ways in which art supports and improves mental and physical health and enriches our lives. At a time when health and wellbeing is high on the global agenda, Ben Uri demonstrates how the collection’s universal themes of identity and migration can be a unique resource for healthier lives.  This exhibition […]

Trix Rosen’s Exhibits

Two exhibitions will feature Trix Rosen’s artworks. KINDRED: CELEBRATING OUR ANCESTORS Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, MD August 11 2017- January 28 2018 “Pillow for My Grandfather.” 2017 16H x 24W inches, 2017 Printed image on 100% Cotton Twill Fabric on front, canvas backing, hand-made My grandfather Michel Leib was murdered on his […]

Rivka Nehorai’s “The Beauty of Us”

“The Beauty of Us” solo exhibition by emerging Brooklyn-based artist Rivka Nehorai explores human chaos and the underlying order and beauty she finds behind it.  Stitching together devastating moments in communal Jewish history- the Mumbai terrorist attack, Hannah Senesh’s trial, and a deadly Brooklyn fire- as well as the complicated nature of individual psychological struggles, […]

What We Forgot: A solo show of work by Lenore Mizrachi Cohen

On Yom Yerushalayim, May 24th 2017, the Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery at CKI will host work by Brooklyn based artist Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen. 7-10 PM at 603 St. John’s Place, Brooklyn, NY. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Musical performance by Samuel Torjman Thomas of the NY Andalus Ensemble. This series explores a corpus of traditional Judaeo-Arabic maxims from the […]

Ahron Weiner in the press

Ahron Weiner has been profiled in the 2nd issue of Brooklyn-based art magazine CreativeBloch. Download a copy of the magazine from the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/m5ayznopo3etdwz/magazine%232VLR.pdf?dl=0 Scroll down to page 60-61

Artists Beit Midrash NYC 16th Annual Exhibition

The Artists Beit Midrash at Temple Emanuel / Streicker Center culminates this year in the exhibit “Mystical Images”. Opening reception April 5, 2017, 6-8 pm Gallery hours (with docent) April 6-21, 11-4 Bernard Museum of Judaica, 1 East 65th St, New York, NY 10065 212-744-1400 Participating Jewish Art Salon members: Co-Facilitator / Curator Tobi Kahn. […]

Homelands Fundraiser

Jewish Art Salon member Lenore Cohen organized Homelands, a group show of work from 15 international artists. Each brings a unique perspective mediating on one of the defining moments of Jewish History: The disbanding of Jewish communities throughout the Muslim world. Homelands has been invited to participate as one of 25 exhibits at the upcoming Jerusalem Biennale […]

LOST SYNAGOGUES OF EUROPE at Eldridge Street, NY

Postcards from the Collection of Frantisek Bányai. Exhibition Opening at the MUSEUM AT ELDRIDGE STREET Thursday, March 16 from 6 to 8 pm. Mr. Bányai will be present for this event. The Museum at Eldridge Street presents a new exhibition of vintage postcards from Prague-based collector Frantisek Bányai.  Focusing on scenes of Jewish life at the turn of the last century, […]

Andi Arnovitz Spring Exhibits

Andi Arnovitz is exhibiting in several venues and continents this Spring.  “Text and Textiles” Mana Contemporary Gallery New Jersey Through February 2017 “The Return Of Paper” Israel National Drawing Biennale The Jerusalem Print Workshop through February 2017 “Tzena Urena”      Ben Gurion University opening April 4, 2017 through  June; July- September 2017 Mishkan Museum of art, […]

ATARA’s 10th Annual Arts & Torah Conference for Women in Baltimore

ATARA: The Association for Torah & the Arts for Religious Artists Arts Expression, Torah Values is pleased to present: The 10th Annual Arts & Torah Conference for Women  March 2-5, 2017 in Baltimore, MD Performances in classical music, original songwriting, dance and theater •     Professionally trained Torah observant women share their talent to uplift and inspire •     Includes full […]

December News

  As 2016 comes to an end, the Jewish Art Salon is grateful for the opportunities we had to further promote and advance contemporary Jewish visual art. Also, we are entering 2017 with an expanded team: several highly qualified people will join us in the next couple of months. How are we doing? Read here some exciting reviews you […]

Dessel’s drawings on cover of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal

Two of susan c. dessel’s drawings “A BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 5 & 6 of 8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)” grace the cover of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol 12, No 2 (Dated 2015, published Dec. 23, 2016). Dessel’s portraiture of Martha Gruening (1889-1937): suffragist, journalist, lawyer & civil rights […]

Yoram Raanan lost everything in a fire

Artist Yoram Raanan, and his wife Meira, lost their home, studio and  artwork in the current Israel fires. Forty years of work just went up in flames as the Raanan’s village, Beit Meir, was encircled in fires Thursday night. You can help by buying his prints http://www.yoramraanan.com/prints or donate to his cause on the Chesed Fund An article (in […]

The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel, by Steven Fine

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, NYC Lecture and Book Signing, Thursday December 15, 3:00 pm. The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel by Steven Fine, Dr. Pinkhos Churgin Professor of Jewish History, Yeshiva University, and Director, Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies From Moses to the Maccabees and on to our own days, the menorah […]

‘Journeys and Longings’ by Michal Nachmany

Art exhibit at the Blue Dragon URS127 Gallery at an historical district of Taipei. On display Nov. 5 – Dec 18. 2016 at Dihua St. 127 (a market area) When Nachmany visited Dihua Street in 2015, the energy of the market, historical buildings, narrow streets, and the stories of the objects sold at the market, transported […]

Chaim Gross at the Educational Alliance, NY

  Opening Reception November 15 from 7pm – 9pm.  Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway, New York, NY  Welcoming remarks from artist Mimi Gross, President of The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation and daughter of Chaim Gross. Wine & refreshments, including treats courtesy of Doughnut Plant. RSVP here. The exhibition “Home Away From Home” explores the deep ties between renowned American […]

Susan C. Dessel Highlighted by The Dangerous Women Project

Artist susan c. dessel was invited to contribute her work based on the life and work of Martha Gruening to The Dangerous Women Project, an initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. Curated postings between International Women’s Day 2016 and International Women’s Day 2017 will be added […]

Lenore Cohen’s Jerusalem Artist Residency in the Media

The Jerusalem Biennale pilot artist-in-residency program brings contemporary Jewish artists to Jerusalem. The first of these is Jewish Art Salon member Lenore Cohen. “Bridging the Gap between Cultures: A Syrian Jewish Artist in Jerusalem” mentions that Cohen is in Jerusalem as the first ever artist-in-resident supported by the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art. By bridging the […]

Shoshannah Brombacher at CKI

The Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery presents a solo exhibit by Shoshannah Brombacher. Artists Talk October 22, 2016 at 8 pm (Chol Hamoed).  

Archie Rand & Samantha Baskind at CSU

Samantha Baskind, Professor of Art History, Cleveland State University, and Advisor to the Jewish Art Salon, curated three exhibitions on Jewish themes at the Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, Ohio, opening September 1st. The anchoring show will be the entirety of Archie Rand’s series Sixty Paintings from the Bible, not seen together since 1992, the year it […]

Derfner Museum exhibits Robert Katz: The Five Books of Moses

On view from September 18, 2016 until January 5, 2017, the exhibition consists of an installation of five mixed media assemblages inspired by the books of the Hebrew Bible. The opening reception and artist’s talk takes place on Sunday, September 18, from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Derfner Judaica Museum located in the Jacob Reingold Pavilion […]

Art Cart: Honoring the Legacy

Adele Shtern is participating in Art Cart: Saving the Legacy, a jury-selected program that matches 10 artists in NYC and 10 in Washington DC who have devoted their lives to art with advanced students in the arts, health care and aging to aid, organize, and document their work. Images of their art are in the process of being […]

Michal Nachmany At Manny Cantor Center

Jewish Communal Fund and Ernest Rubenstein Galleries, Manny Cantor Center 197 East Broadway | New York, NY 10002 August 30 – November 1, 2016 RECEPTION: September 12, 6:30-8PM GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Saturday 10AM – 8PM. Closed Sunday. Contact artist for a private tour at info@MichalNachmanyArt.com. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the […]

psalmsIMAGEand with Fred Spinowitz

Iona College Council on the Arts presents psalmsIMAGEand…a unique interactive exhibition  A visual conversation between the art of Judaica artist Fred Spinowitz and six photo artists: David Brown, Bart Gorin, Liv Jordan, Sagit Shans, Ahron Weiner and Scott Wright. Br. Kenneth Chapman Gallery: Iona College Arts Center August 29 – September 29, 2016      Opening Reception, Thursday, September 1, 6 – 8 […]

Saving Fruitful Trees

This art exhibition is juried by Sheryl Intrator and sponsored by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and its “sister city” in Nahariya, Israel. This exhibition is one aspect of the Partnership2gether professional exchange that was established by UJA Federation to strengthen ties between the United States and Israel and promote Jewish unity and identity. All […]

HOLOCAUST HEROES: FIERCE FEMALES TAPESTRIES AND SCULPTURE BY LINDA STEIN

FLOMENHAFT GALLERY  547 West 27th Street, Chelsea, NY  April 28-July 14, 2016 Tues-Sat: 10:30am-5:00pm Interview & 7-minute Film: Tuesday, June 7, 6-8pm with Dr. Gail Levin interviewing the artist     Old City Publishing has just published Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females, Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein, a full-color, 84-page book, with a foreword by Gloria Steinem, and essays by […]

Bruria Finkel in Alchemy of Words

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of DADA, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents a unique exhibition of works by artists influenced by the pan-European DADA movement in the early 20th century alongside manuscripts and contemporary sound performances associated with the medieval mystic Abraham Abulafia (1240- c.1291), who developed a “Kabbalah of Names.” […]

Corridors at the Jewish Theological Seminary

Corridors, an exhibition curated by renowned artist Tobi Kahn, features artwork by members of The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Artist-In-Residence Program. The exhibit is on view until November 1, 2016 The Jewish Theological Seminary 3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street) New York City The Billie Rosenthal Rubinoff Center for Student Life, Second Floor, Unterberg   Chancellor Arnold M. […]

Michal Nachmany’s NY Exhibits

Michal is exhibiting in 4 venues: UJA-Federation Gallery, 130 E 59 Street, New York, NY “Beyond the Balcony…” March 21-June 29, 2016, 9-5 Mo-Thurs by appointment: email rodriguezl@ujafedny.org Exhibit tour / artist talk Sunday May 22, 10:30-12 $15 in advance; $20 at the door, space permitting. Register at http://www.lss.org/art   “Journeys and Longings” exhibit BJ Community Rooms, […]

Hakhel – Visual Art Gathering in Brooklyn

Manifest your soul print. Sunday May 22, 2016 features an art event to bring artists together in this Shnat Hakhel – year of unity, to offer and draw inspiration from each other. Its goal is to offer Jewish artists a fresh dose of inspiration as to the “why” (purpose), “how” (process) and “what” (product) of the art […]

Tower of Babel with Tamar Hirschl

An international group show relating to the theme of language as a barrier to communication will take place at Schema Projects in Brooklyn. The exhibition will travel to Tel Aviv, Israel, and Perugia, Italy. Co-curated by Mary Judge, Doron Polok, Tel Aviv; and Trebisonda Spazio per l’arte contemporanea, Perugia Italy. April 14 – May 15, […]

Beyond The Balcony by Michal Nachmany

The UJA-NY Federation Gallery features an exhibit by Michal Nachman, opening April 5. The image of Theodor Herzl standing on his hotel balcony in Basel, Switzerland as he contemplates the future state of the Jewish people is familiar to almost every Jew and Israeli. The image reminds us of a time when such a modern state was […]

Sheryl Intrator Urman to Curate Jewish Federation Partnership2gether Art Show

Sheryl Intrator Urman, a past winner and curator of this year’s Partnership2gether Art Show, said technology is playing a growing part in enabling American and Israeli artists to share their work. “Technology is giving our show the capability to travel internationally and expand venues for the show in New Jersey.” This year artwork from 27 […]

Interview with Aaron Rosen: Can religious art be taken seriously again?

Jewish Art Salon Advisor Aaron Rosen is featured in a Q & A with David Van Biema. It is not easy to be a respected member of the art-world intelligentsia and take religion seriously. “Religion and modern art continue to be typecast as mortal enemies,” writes Aaron Rosen. But the very context in which he […]

Call for Presenter – NY area

Reconstructionist Congregation Beth Emeth in Rockville Centre, Long Island, is holding its 3rd annual art presentation. Their Beit Cafe will feature a presentation at 8 PM, following their Shabbat service on Friday March 25, 2016 Previous presenters were Naomi Grossman, and Siona Benjamin.  If you are an artist and are interested in showing slides/powerpoint and speak about […]

Ben Uri Museum’s New Exhibit “Unexpected”

Unexpected: continuing narratives of identity and migration A new exhibition in collaboration with Counterpoints Arts, juxtaposing works from Ben Uri’s permanent collection by artists including Frank Auerbach and Eva Frankfurther with invited artists offers a contemporary response across a range of practices and media. Artists include Behjat Omer Abdulla, Güler Ates, James Russell Cant, Ana Cvorovic, Juan Delgado, Tam […]

Aaron Rosen’s Art & Religion in the 21st Century

Jewish Art Salon advisor Aaron Rosen, PhD, has a new book out, which is garnering lots of attention. Art & Religion in the 21st Century, published by Thames & Hudson, is available on Amazon here.     In an increasingly secular world what images and representations do contemporary artists draw upon when they create ‘religious’ works of […]

Israel Tsvaygenbaum’s Worlds In Your Eyes at Kanner Kurzon Museum

Performing artist Judy Trupin will perform excerpts from “Voices,” her theatrical interpretations of Israel Tsvaygenbaum’s paintings, at the opening reception of his solo show on Sunday, February 28, at 2:00 pm.   The exhibit runs from February 27th through April 3rd, open daily. Exhibition Reception 2/28/2016 02:00 – 4:30 PM   Kanner Kurzon Museum (in Beth El […]

Miriam Stern in 2 Exhibitions

Miriam Stern has a solo exhibit at Congregation Shomrei Emunah, 67 Park St., Montclair, NJ 07042. It includes oil paintings, unique prints, collages, and digital prints. January – May 2016 Hours: Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tel. 862-621-6994           […]

Women in the Arts Conference – Partners in Creation

ATARA – The Arts and Torah Association for Religious Women in the Arts presents a weekend conference in the New York City area. Shabbaton Jan 22-23 –Spirituality and the Arts Passaic, NJ   Sunday Jan 24 –Workshops and Master Classes in music, dance, film, writing and visual art Columbia University’s Kraft Center, 606 West 115 Street, […]

THE MITZVAH KOTEL PROJECT

Dorene Schwartz-Weitz’s ongoing art project is a recreation of Torah commandments. When completed, the Mitzvah Kotel Project will be a wall made of life casts that depict all of the 77 positive commandments a Jew can keep outside of Israel. Her vision of the completed project includes interactive software allowing for a discovery process in which each […]

#PlusLight, curated by Tobi Kahn – on CBS Television

You are invited to participate! Now in its second year, #PlusLight is a virtual project conceived by artist Tobi Kahn to focus on seeing light in everyday life, and sharing light and hope in the face of the daunting realities of our time. Inspired by Chanukah, the global community is invited to use this hashtag […]

Albert’s Dream – New Works By Michal Nachmany

Art exhibit at the 14th Street Y, NYC. Opening Reception: Thursday December 10, 7– 9pm Michal Nachmany’s art is an echo of her childhood — a mixture of colors, sounds and scents from her weekly visits to the markets in the Old City of Jerusalem. Nachmany’s new exhibit, Albert’s Dream, explores the theme of journeys […]

Art In Heaven & Andy Statman

The Jewish Music Café @ CKI in Brooklyn presents THE ANDY STATMAN TRIO   Plus a short film “ART IN HEAVEN” by filmmaker Zvi Rosenfeld, with a live improvised soundtrack by ELIE MASSIAS and Pedro Cortejosa. Art in Heaven weaves archival and personal footage and images gathered by Rosenfeld while photographing iconic abandoned synagogues of Europe into […]

Portraits: Revealing & Concealing

Art exhibit at the Deerfield Arts Bank Soft opening: Sunday, November 15, 2015 Festive Reception: Thursday, November 19 (6-8pm) Nov. 15- Jan. 14, 2016, W, F, Sun  2-6; Thurs 2-8 3 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield   Every portrait shows us something but also hides something.  18th century portraits were commissioned  by the subject of the portrait.  In […]

Israel Tsvaygenbaum

The Amsterdam Whitney Gallery will host a group exhibition featuring works by artist Israel Tsvaygenbaum from November 12-December 8, 2015. Opening Reception Thursday November 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm. Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, 511 West 25th Street-Chelsea, New York, NY, 10001. Israel Tsvaygenbaum will exhibit 4 paintings: “Wrapped in Love“. Tsvaygenbaum always believed that human beings are not single creatures in this universe who have feelings […]

LandEscapes

May 21 – June 21, 2015 Opening Reception Thurs. June 4 (6-8)  When do landscapes become LandEscapes? When we add an extra E… we invite leaps of the imagination… possibilities beyond sunsets and riverbanks. The Deerfield Arts Bank in Massachusetts is showing the works of over 40 local artists of every kind: photography, pastels, oils, watercolor, acrylic, glass mosaics, tapestry weaving, […]

Jews, Rock and Roll NYC Benefit Launch

Jews, Rock and Roll traveling pop up museum would love for you to join them at their New York City Benefit Launch. City Winery will be transformed for one night only to showcase a preview of their exhibit…plus ample wine and hors d’oeuvres. Evening festivities feature an appearance by songwriting legend Mike Stoller of hit machine Leiber & […]

Upcoming Events at the Anne Frank Center USA

The Day We Left Hitler Behind: The Story and Legacy of the Kindertransport A Talk and Film Screening – May 19, 6:30-8:30 PM 44 Park Place, New York, NY 10007 A special screening of the 2000 Academy Award-winning documentary Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport. This important film tells the remarkable story of how […]

Proudly Jewish Posters

Voices & Visions (Harold Grinspoon Foundation) has just released a new poster series – a six-poster collection called Proudly Jewish, with quotes and images that exemplify for Harold Grinspoon and Diane Troderman the “values and ideas that Judaism teaches.” They refer to it as an operating manual for the 21st century. You can see the series at https://www.voices-visions.org/proudly-jewish […]

Brian Shapiro – Midrash & Miscellany

Contemporary Paintings from Biblical Texts Karpeles Manuscript Museum. 21 West Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, CA May 1-August 30, 2015 Tel: 805-962-5322 View images and more info here. Directions to the museum here. With support from the Squire Foundation and Congregation B’nai B’rith Santa Barbara.

Adele Shtern in Shangri-la, L.I.C

Long Island City, New York: L.I.C. Arts Open festival, now in its 5th year, announces Shangri-la in L.I.C. Artists/curators John Baber and Miguel Luciano join efforts for this month long exhibition, highlighting a myriad of works including sculpture, painting, installation, and photography from over 70 visual artists with ties to the borough of Queens. Adele […]

Waiting in Wonder: a Counting of the Omer Exhibit

A new group exhibition explores a traditional Jewish counting ritual through modern visual arts.   Curated by Aimee Rubensteen. Opening Reception Thursday, April 16 at 8:00pm.    Creative Soul Gallery, 386 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. The Creative Soul presents Waiting in Wonder, an intimate group show of 15 artworks. The selected works in the show include photography […]

The Helpers of the Secret Annex

Originally envisioned by the Anne Frank House, this is a newly designed version, focusing on the brave individuals who provided food, clothes, medicine, and entertainment to Anne Frank and the seven other people hiding in the Secret Annex. Rob de Vos, The Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York, will open […]

April events at The Anne Frank Center USA

April events Join us in April for these special programs in honor of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. Wednesday, April 15, 2015   6:30 – 8:30 pm Steal a Pencil for Me A Film Screening and Commemorative Program To mark Yom HaShoah and the 70th anniversary of the […]

Surrealist Impulse and Doug Brin: Journals

Derfner Museum, 5901 Palisade Avenue                                                                                               Riverdale, New York […]

Flora Rosefsky in the Bascom Exhibit: Appropriation Art – Finding Meaning in Found Image Collage

The Bascom: A Center for Visual Arts in Highlands, North Carolina  invited Flora Rosefsky and six other artists to participate in the exhibition  Appropriation Art: Finding Meaning in Found Image Collage, being held in the The Bascom’s Loft Gallery from March 7-May 31, 2015. A reception and panel discussion takes place on April 18, 5-7pm. […]

The Art Sprinter – Emerging Jewish Artists Awards

A global art competition specifically targeting talented contemporary Jewish artists from all over the world. The project was created with the vision to recognize exceptional early and mid career artists and present their talent to a global audience through online promotion and a gallery exhibition in New York. More info here  

Love at the London Jewish Museum

Don’t miss the Jewish Museum in London’s first crowd-sourced exhibition featuring everyday objects, historic artefacts, and works of art inspired by love. It was organised with the Cultural Institute at King’s College London, whose Aaron Rosen, a lecturer in sacred traditions and the arts, was behind the idea. Members of the public have submitted their own objects […]

The Light Within: The Difference Spirituality Makes

Flora Rosefsky is exhibiting in this WCA-JWAN show,  which is part of the WCA National exhibition “Transforming Community “ exploring Access, Community Art, Disability, Diversity, Ecology, and Spirituality. The exhibition takes place at the Westbeth Gallery at 55 Bethune Street in New York City from February 7-22, 2015 with an artist reception on February 14 from […]

ZEEK Magazine needs you!

Zeek is a small but amazing magazine, that has featured  innovative articles on Jewish art and culture. The Jewish Art Salon  strongly endorses Zeek and hopes you will help support them. From ZEEK’s editor: Ten Things You Should Know About ZEEK & Why We Need You Now At ZEEK Magazine, we work each week to develop and […]

Ariel Abrahams

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